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Voyage au Pole Sud et dan l'Océanie Dumont 1837 Old print
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Voyage au Pole Sud et dan l'Océanie Dumont 1837

Voyage au Pole Sud et dan l'Océanie.

Voyage to the South Pole and in Oceania on the corvettes l'Astrolabe and La Zélée.
The expedition around the world of the l'Astrolabe that this lithograph depicts, was under the command of Jules Sébastien César Dumont d’Urville (1790 – 1842), a Naval Officer, French Explorer, Botanist and Cartographer (Producer of Maps); that conducted several expeditions to Antarctica, Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific and Western Pacific.

The French Exploration ship the l'Astrolabe that was originally a horse barge named the Coquille (Shell); which was later converted into a ship of exploration, and whose name was changed in 1825, to that of a previous ship that had disappeared in 1788.


Sheet app.: 21 x 13.5 inches. 53 x 34.5 cm.
Condition: Fraaie print in very good, no falls or cracks.